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Name/Address/Hours Comments
ARC Thrift Store of Colorado
2701 S. College, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-267-8870

ARC accepts and sells donations of clothing, books, boots, shoes, coats, toys, dishes, small household items, furniture, cell phones, cars, print cartridges, small appliances, commercial movie videos (not personal videos) and linens. Will pick up large appliances (washers, dryers, stoves, refrigerators) in working condition. No televisions or computer monitors. Personal sized copiers/printers only. Call for details. Check website for items not accepted


Best Buy
4040 S. College Ave., Fort Collins
Phone: 970-225-6003

Accepts cell phones, rechargeable batteries, printer cartridges, CDs, DVDs, and many electronics for recycling for no fee. Does not accept alkaline batteries. See website for details and items accepted for recycling.  $25 fee to recycle TVs and computer monitors.

City of Loveland Recycling Center
400 N Wilson Ave., Loveland
Phone: 970-962-2529

The Loveland Recycling Center accepts a wide variety of materials, including #1-#7 plastic tubs, waste cooking oil, scrap metals, and other hard to recycle items including hard backed books, porcelain toilets and sinks (remove all hardware). Fort Collins residents should expect to pay a fee to drop off yard and wood waste. Electronics (TVs, computers, monitors, etc.) require a small fee. Batteries are free.

Loveland residents must present a current yard debris permit to drop off yard/wood debris.  To obtain a permit, call the Solid Waste Division at 970-962-2529 or stop by the office at 105 W. Fifth St.

314 N. Howes St., Fort Collins
Phone: 970-484-4224

See Eco-Thrift website for specific details.

NoCo Ink and Toner
2614 S Timberline Rd #105, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-484-4465

Refills and recycles all major brands of toner and inkjet, laser and copier cartridges including HP, Dell, Canon, Lexmark & Epson and Pitney Bowes for home or small businesses.

Poudre River Public Library District - All Branches
4616 S. Shields, Fort Collins
Phone: (970) 221-6740 - main number

Accepts laser and Ink Jet printer cartridges: fund raising program for Friends of the Library

Poudre River Public Library District - Main Library
201 Peterson Street, Fort Collins
Phone: 970-221-6740

Not accepting cartridges until *after* remodeling project is completed.
2677 D South Xanadu Way, Denver
Phone: 1-800-477-3465

Recycles printers, fax machines, copiers, cartridges using online, mail-in service. When your collection box is full, use their mailing label to ship recycled cartridges.

Super Target
2936 Council Tree Ave., Fort Collins
Phone: 970-530-3120

Accepts clean, dry plastic grocery bags for recycling.  Also MP3s, Cellphones, and print cartridges.

Waste-Not Recycling
1065 Poplar St., Loveland
Phone: 970-669-9912

Provides custom recycling services to businesses, governments, schools and construction sites.  Does not provide recycling services to the general public.  Waste-Not will also help design comprehensive construction waste recycling program and haul all recyclables. Programs geared towards diverting maximum volume of waste. Will shred and recycle paper for a small fee.  Recycles mixed paper, excess equipment, cardboard, metal, electronics, pallets and much more.